Ben Nicholson papers

1903–82

collection owner: Ben Nicholson OM, ‘Ben Nicholson papers’ 1903–82

Available to view online are a selection of items from the personal papers of Ben Nicholson including writings, correspondence and photographs. The manuscripts that have been selected have been written by Nicholson over a large time frame, spanning from the mid 1930s to the early 1980s and cover Nicholson's thoughts on his own art and other artists. The digitised correspondence is between Nicholson and his father, William Nicholson. Furthermore there is a selection of photographs of Ben Nicholson with his friends and family together they provide an insight into his relationship with his father and with his family.

Also available online is correspondence from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson.

Further details on this collection are available on the archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased by the Tate Archive from Ben Nicholson's executors in 1987.
Reference
TGA 8717

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Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

29 June 1931

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

9 July [1935]

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Postcard from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

[1936]

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipients: Ben Nicholson OM, Dame Barbara Hepworth Postcard from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth

12 August 1936

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

28 March 1937

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

14 May 1942

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

14 July 1942

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

[c.October 1947]

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

27 July 1962

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Telegram from Henry and Irina Moore to Ben Nicholson

date not known

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson

20 May 1968